Chandrayaan-2 Pragyan shows how AI is helping space exploration | + Opinion

Christened ‘Pragyan’ (wisdom in Sanskrit), the solar-powered robotic vehicle that will manoeuvre the lunar surface on six wheels. It comprises an Alpha Particle Induced X-ray Spectroscope that will inspect the composition of the elements near the landing site Source: Chandrayaan-2 Pragyan shows how AI is helping space exploration Opinion: A cursory glance at my previous… Read More Chandrayaan-2 Pragyan shows how AI is helping space exploration | + Opinion

Criminal artificial intelligence may be coming for your money: Don Pittis | CBC News | + Opinion

We worried about artificial intelligence taking over the world. What about it emptying your bank account? Source: Criminal artificial intelligence may be coming for your money: Don Pittis | CBC News Opinion: This piece talks about fooling people into believing they are being contacted by someone of authority, but the person on the other end… Read More Criminal artificial intelligence may be coming for your money: Don Pittis | CBC News | + Opinion

Two examples where AI and drones can be used for good instead of evil | + Opinion

The first good news tech story comes from the US Walmart stores, which are trying out a smart overhead camera that can scan the store more effectively than a human on foot. The smart cam could find, say, a bruised banana and inform employees that it needs replacing. The second good news tech story comes… Read More Two examples where AI and drones can be used for good instead of evil | + Opinion

What can psychopaths teach us about AI?

What happens when machines learn to manipulate us by faking our emotions? Judging by the rate at which researchers are developing human-like AI agents, we’re about to find out. Researchers around the world are trying to create more human-like AI. By definition, they’re developing artificial psychopaths. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing – there’s nothing… Read More What can psychopaths teach us about AI?